2016 Engagements 


12-14 Corttonwood Gulch 90th anniversary speaker

27 2-4 p.m. Baldwin Cabin Library, Datil, N.M. Free


8 Guest speaker, New Mexico chapter, International Women’s Forum Dine-Around

20-25 Presentation, Montana Book Festival, Missoula, Mt. http://www.montanabookfestival.org/new-blog/2016/7/12/schedule


1  10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Free. Balloon Fiesta Book author extravaganza  featuring 20 New Mexico authors. 11 a.m. Anne speaks on "Why Stories Matter," hosted by the Albuquerque (N.M.) Museum 2000 Mountain Road, NW, in Old Town Albuquerque.

13-16 Enduring Spirits: Untold Stories, Women Writing the West Conference. Presentation on writing and creativity with author Julie Weston. Drury Hotel, Santa Fe, N.M. Details TBA

30 3 p.m.,  James A. Little Theatre. Panel discussion on inspiration and writing process, underscoring the value of literacy with Jimmy Santiago Baca and others. Benefit for Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe.


3 10 a.m. Guest speaker, Southwest Writers, Albuquerque, N.M.

10  Time TBA Book Signing, Weems Gallery, Albuquerque, N.M.



10-11-12 Amazing Authors Tour 2016-2017.  Colorado Public Library event with talks in Bayfield, Cortez, and Telluride public libraries. Free!


25 Honorary chairperson and auction item for ARTsmart New Mexico fundraising dinner and auction. Proceeds support innovative art programs for the youth of Northern New Mexico.http://artfeast.org/about/ 


8-9 Tucson Chapter Brandeis University 21st Annual Book & Author Event. Talk and book signings March 9, Skyline Country Club. Fundraiser for the university’s Sustaining the Mind research program designed to fully understand what causes neurological degenerative brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Lou Gehrig’s (ALS) in order to determine how they can be prevented and/or cured.  

11-12,  Panel discussion, Western Writers of America, Tucson Festival of Books, University of Arizona, Tucson.

23-24 Angelo State University, Writer in Residence, San Angelo, TX  http://www.angelo.edu/dept/english_modern_languages/writers_conference.php


11  6 p.m. Publication debut, Song of the Lion, the third in the Chee/Leaphorn/Manuelito series. Launch party at Collected Works Bookstore, Santa Fe, N.M.

27 Guest speaker, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Women’s Leadership Initiative Lecture Series on Women Who Inspire. 

28-30,  Malice Domestic guest presenter, Hyatt Regency Bethesda,Bethesda, Md.


6 Participant 24th Annual Festival of Women's Authors, Orange County Literary Guild, Irvine Marriott  Hotel http://www.lgoc.org/index.html

11 Speaker, Lunch and Learn series Alamogordo. NM


21-24 Western Writers of America, Convention speaker, Kansas City, Missouri http://westernwriters.org/


18-22 Guest author, dinner talk; luncheon, workshop and informal discussion. Loveland Loves to Read, Loveland, Colorado. Presented by the Friends of the Loveland Public Library Foundation.


12-15 Bouchercon mystery conference, Sheraton Centre, Toronto, Canada 


If you'd like to talk about the possibility of a benefit/signing, in your community, please get in touch. I especially believe in the value of public libraries and am happy to do what I can to support them.